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In Iraq bills, a Vietnam echo

Legislating an end is a thorny quest

By Charlie Savage
Globe Staff / July 16, 2007

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WASHINGTON -- In December 1970, Congress passed historic legislation revoking the 1964 Tonkin Gulf resolution, which had authorized military force in Vietnam, and banning the deployment of ground troops in Cambodia. War opponents hoped Congress was on the verge of forcing a quick end to the bloody quagmire in Indochina. (Full article: 1462 words)

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